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Why the Plates of the Book of Mormon Were Not Shown to the World
TitleWhy the Plates of the Book of Mormon Were Not Shown to the World
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1913
AuthorsMorton, William A.
MagazineThe Young Woman's Journal
Volume24
Issue Number10
Pagination613-615
Date PublishedOctober 1913
KeywordsFaith; Gold Plates
Abstract

The gold plates were not/are not available for inspection because acceptance of the Book of Mormon is a matter of faith. Those predisposed to disbelieve the Book of Mormon would not be converted to the Gospel even if they saw the plates.